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Do you know the atopic triad?

by Owen Wiseman, H.BSc., on 6 November 2017, Allergies
atopic triad

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines comorbid as “existing simultaneously with and usually independently of another medical condition”. The atopic triad or atopy triad is a set of comorbid conditions – atopic dermatitis, asthma, and allergic rhinitis.

75% of children with atopic dermatitis will go on to develop allergic rhinitis while between 50-70% will develop asthma…

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Hay fever in children, what can be done?

by Owen Wiseman, H.BSc., on 7 September 2017, Allergies, Children's Health
hay fever

Is your child constantly rubbing their eyes? Sneezing, especially when outside? Is their nose runny or blocked? And have you noticed if any of these seem to be worse on sunny days? Then it could be hayfever!

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10 ways to get a restful night’s sleep with hay fever

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 29 June 2017, Allergies, Stress and sleep
restful night’s sleep

As we move into the thick of summer season, pesky hay fever symptoms continue to wreak havoc for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, even at night.

For hay fever sufferers, the summer months can be unbearable because these months are typically plagued by pollen – a chief environmental allergen that causes allergy symptoms in susceptible individuals.

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Hayfever during menopause?

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 22 June 2017, Allergies, Menopause

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Here in Canada we’re right in the middle of the allergy season and a number of women have contacted me lately.

They’ve discovered that they’ve got hayfever during menopause, which they’ve never had before, so they’re wondering if it can be a symptom of menopause.

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Cross-Reactivity and Seasonal Allergies

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 May 2017, Allergies
cross-reactivity

Now that spring is upon us, allergy sufferers have stocked up on extra tissues, nasal spray, pollen masks, and any other crutch that may ease the allergy anguish.

With milder winter temperatures and a rainy spring, plants tend to pollinate earlier and grow more rapidly, likely causing more headaches and wreaking more havoc on allergy sufferers…

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